Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr is expected to arrive in Asaba alongside some of his players to prepare for this weekend’s all crucial African Nations Cup qualifier against South Africa in Johannesburg, the team’s Media Officer, Toyin Ibitoye has revealed.
Ibitoye said that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has prepared the logistics for the arrival of players in Asaba the Delta State capital.
“The NFF have ensured that every logistics needed by the players is
available. Players and officials will use Monday to settle down before proper training starts on Tuesday. We have few days to train in Asaba because the team will depart for South Africa by Thursday or Friday.”Ibitoye said.
Meanwhile,Captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria John Obi Mikel isn’t entirely satisfied with the doubts that surfaced when he asked not to be considered for Nigeria’s upcoming games later this month.
Mikel who spoke through his Nigerian intermediary Babawo Mohammed, the Tianjin Teda midfielder who is still out injured and will miss his club final game of the season wondered by doubts over his commitments surfaced in the first place.”The doubts over his commitments got to him because he adores playing for the Super Eagles and as captain he wants to be a shinning light for the young players in the team”, Babawo said.